Popular with a younger crowd attracted to the excellent surfing and nightlife as well as the many budget accommodation options available.


Beach – A busy beach popular with locals and families as well as the hundreds of surfers who will take to the surf. Popular with inexperienced surfers as well as those with greater skills.

Accommodation – There is an excellent range of budget accommodation choices from hostels and guesthouses to beachfront resorts and hotels.

Nightlife – A host of bars and clubs offer music, DJ’s and live bands throughout the night. The streets tend to be very busy and can get very rowdy so is not a good night time destination for families or those looking for a more relaxed vibe.

Food – There is an excellent range of food in the area from wonderful street food to restaurants catering for every taste. Food tends to be very affordable throughout the area.

Things To Do

The surf is the big draw and although the waves are not big they are generally reliable meaning that they appeal to all surfers from beginners to the more experienced.

The beach is the focus for most during the daytime with plenty of activities taking place

Where To Stay

4****Legian Beach Hotel located on the beach and set in a tropical oasis of coconut palms, shady trees, and sweet-scented flowers.

Rama Residence just 38 rooms and a rooftop swimming pool.

3*** Swiss-Belinn Legian close to the beach and within walking distance of Kuta and Seminyak

2**Loft Legian Hotel a good value choice close to Legian and Kuta beaches

Zest Hotel, Legian with 51 stylish Zestrooms, free breakfast and bicycle rental available

Photo credit Kevin Poh on flickr

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